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Re: Appalachian Western Railway

Unread postby TCtrainguy17 » Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:38 pm

Motive Power Update-

New Power- 14 ES14E electrics were delivered from GE and 14 GF15C electrics were delivered from EMD. 

Rebuilds- The 5 Progress Rail PR43C being built from SD60 cores have been finished and delivered. C40-8 4000-4014 have been rebuilt to tier 0+ standards. C40-8W 4015-4040 are next.

New Acquisitions- 18 ex CP SD9043MAC have been purchased from DTCX. GE's ES14E demonstrater and EMD's GF15C demonstrater were both purchased upon delivery of production units.

Retirements- The remaining 7 E44a have been retired along with 7 E60. E6012, E6013, and E6014 are being outfitted according to M&N specifications.

Lease Returns- DTCX AC4000CW 152 - 179, 928 - 940 are being returned to DTCX.
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Re: Appalachian Western Railway

Unread postby I&Ofan4life » Mon May 13, 2013 6:23 pm

The Cincinnati South Eastern was wondering if you still want the line of the former B&O across Southern Ohio. We can negoate pricing for a sale and or lease. PM me and we will talk a price if you want to sell it
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Re: Appalachian Western Railway

Unread postby TCtrainguy17 » Tue May 14, 2013 5:19 pm

I&Ofan4life wrote:The Cincinnati South Eastern was wondering if you still want the line of the former B&O across Southern Ohio. We can negoate pricing for a sale and or lease. PM me and we will talk a price if you want to sell it

The AW is not looking to sell or lease this line as it is a key part of our system. But depending on how many trains you're planning on running, you could have trackage rights.

*To further clarify; the line isn't very busy but it has a few high priority intermodals that can't be delayed and the line isn't built to accomodate a high amount of traffic as sidings are far and few between.
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Re: Appalachian Western Railway

Unread postby I&Ofan4life » Tue May 14, 2013 9:34 pm

We were planning on running alot of coal and grain traffic on the line and maybe more but we picked up the Peavine so we probably wouldnt need the line. We would like to interchange with you at Cincinnati if you would want to
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Re: Appalachian Western Railway

Unread postby TCtrainguy17 » Wed May 15, 2013 8:46 pm

I&Ofan4life wrote:We were planning on running alot of coal and grain traffic on the line and maybe more but we picked up the Peavine so we probably wouldnt need the line. We would like to interchange with you at Cincinnati if you would want to

Yeah that would require some major upgrades. Sure we can interchange in Cincinnati.
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Re: Appalachian Western Railway

Unread postby I&Ofan4life » Thu May 16, 2013 7:22 am

Heads up first interchange move coming your guys way. Two steam engines to be deliver to the M&N.
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Re: Appalachian Western Railway

Unread postby TCtrainguy17 » Sat Jul 06, 2013 6:58 pm

Due to my family taking a summer long trip to Alaska and a lack of internet access. I will be pulling the AW out of the group. In the group, all of the AW lines revert to their current real world owners or state of abandonment.
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Re: Appalachian Western Railway

Unread postby TCtrainguy17 » Wed Jul 24, 2013 3:09 am

The Appalachian Western turned 30 years old on July 1st, 2013. To commemorate this nine SD70ACe from the 4200 number series are being painted into heritage schemes by our Hagerstown, MD shops. The first three have been outshopped with the frist being Chesapeake Western Railway inspired 4200.
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The second is Virginian inspired 4201.
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The third being VIrginian & Western inspired 4203.
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